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Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust - was taking account of costs "proportionate" as a means of achieving legitimate aim?

When justifying age discrimination, the question is not so much whether it can be justified by cost alone or only by "cost plus another factor". It is rather whether taking account of costs amounted to a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim such as making redundancies (bearing in mind that simply saving costs, in itself, cannot amount to such a legitimate aim).

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